A Graph Should Tell the Same Story as the News Article

Today Federal News Radio published a piece on contracting at the Department of Defense. The issue goes back to the “$500 hammer” fiasco that came to light under the Clinton administration in the 1990’s. Reforms were made to get the DoD to buy off the shelf products instead of using elaborate specifications that drove up […]

Marriage and Divorce in Mexico

The folks over at Revolutions know a good graph when they see one. They provided a link to a study by Diego Valle Jones titled: Proportion of marriages ending in divorce. The graph is reproduced at the right. A full size graph can be seen here. I must give Diego Valle Jones a pat on […]

What Cliff?

In Monday’s Washington Post I spotted and article titled: “Taxmageddon sparks rising anxiety” that dealt with the fiscal issues that the congress and the president face at the end of this year as the Bush tax cuts expire and the agreement made by the two political parties made earlier this year kick into effect. The […]

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